Peter Kraus to Appear on 2018 Best Lawyers in Dallas List

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Peter Kraus is again recognized on D Magazine’s Best Lawyers in Dallas list.

Waters & Kraus, LLP is pleased to announce that firm co-founder Peter Kraus has been selected to appear on D Magazine’s Best Lawyers in Dallas list in 2018 in the category of tort & product liability. Currently, there are approximately 19,500 attorneys residing in Dallas and Collin counties who are licensed by the State Bar of Texas. Of those lawyers, only the top 4% are bestowed with this distinguished honor.

Established in 1974, D Magazine offers the Dallas community the opportunity to connect with some of the best businesses in the city. Best Lawyers in Dallas is a list published annually in D Magazine’s May issue that reveals the best legal professionals as voted by their peers across 49 categories. A citywide search is conducted by posting a ballot on DMagazine.com.

About Peter Kraus

Prior to beginning his legal career, Peter Kraus earned his bachelor’s degree from Duke University and his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Texas. He now focuses his practice on toxic torts, False Claims Act whistleblower cases, and pharmaceutical injury litigation.

Licensed to practice in Virginia, Texas, California, and Missouri, along with three U.S. District Courts, the U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court, Mr. Kraus is active in and outside of the courtroom. He serves on multiple asbestos bankruptcy creditor and trustee advisory committees and was appointed by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to serve on the board of the Federal Judicial Center Foundation. Mr. Kraus also takes interest in the areas of education and medicine, as he is a former chairman of the Greenhill School and the St. Paul Medical Foundation as well as a current board member of the Southwestern Medical Foundation. He currently serves on the executive committee at Greenhill and the Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center.

Peter Kraus was a recipient of the Above and Beyond Award from the American Association of Justice in 2017 and has been recognized multiple times on “Texas’ Top Rated Lawyers” list produced by LexisNexis® Martindale-Hubbell® and published by ALM Media Properties as well as Texas Super Lawyers list, published by Thomson, Reuters. He has been selected for recognition on the Best Lawyers in Dallas list in D Magazine, published by D Magazine Partners seven previous times.

About Waters & Kraus, LLP

Waters & Kraus is a mid-sized plaintiffs’ firm experienced in a variety of practice areas, including asbestos litigation, benzene, opioids litigation and other dangerous pharmaceuticals, medical device injuries, birth defects linked to toxic exposures, and qui tam whistleblowers matters. The attorneys at Waters & Kraus fight to hold corporations responsible for their negligent actions and are prepared to take each and every case to trial to ensure justice for their clients. Email us or call 800.226.9880 to discuss your potential lawsuit.

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